Windsor, CA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Active adult retirement communities are popular in Windsor, residents enjoy small town living with milder weather than much of California. Windsor has 18 wineries within 10 miles of the city, numerous annual festivals, and abundant hiking in the nearby state parks and natural areas.  

Active adult retirement communities are popular in Windsor, residents enjoy small town living with milder weather than much of California. Windsor has 18 wineries within 10 miles of the city, numerous annual festivals, and abundant hiking in the nearby state parks and natural areas.  

Cost of Living & Taxes

While the cost of living in Windsor is much higher than the nationwide average it is only slightly higher  than the rest of California. On a 100 point national cost of living scale Windsor's overall cost of living score is 151.5 compared to California's 149.9. The main factor is housing where Windsor  scores 252.8 and California 234.8 compared to the 100 point average. 

Windsor sales tax is 8.5% which includes the 6% state sales tax plus 2.5% Sonoma County taxes. The average property tax in Sonoma County is 0.60%. California does have a state income tax which ranges from 1% to 12.3%, Social Security is not taxed but other forms of retirement income are subject to normal income taxes. 

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

There are a variety of leisure options for active adults in the Windsor area, including: 

Historical sites and museums

  • Hembree House Cultural Center
  • Pacific Coast Air Museum

Outdoor activities

  • Mayacama Golf Club
  • Riverfront Regional Park
  • The Fountaingrove Golf Club
  • Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve
  • Bothe-Napa Valley State Park
  • Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

Climate

The Windsor area sees about 18 inches of rain per year, much of it falling during the month of February. Average winter temperatures range from 41° to 56°. Summer in Windsor is hot and dry with summer temperatures averaging between 54° and 84° with 61% humidity. 

Health Care

The closest hospitals to Windsor are: 

Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center is a 173 bed hospital which is certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and has The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval.

Healdsburg District Hospital is a small 43 bed community hospital that has also been certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center.

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital is a Level II trauma center which has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Healthgrades in the areas of cardiology, critical care, gastrology, neurology, orthopedics, pulmonology, and surgical care.


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Brooks Creek

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  • Low $500ks - High $600ks
  • 130 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1995 - 1999
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$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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